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The Resource Girl with a pearl earring, Tracy Chevalier

Girl with a pearl earring, Tracy Chevalier

Label
Girl with a pearl earring
Title
Girl with a pearl earring
Statement of responsibility
Tracy Chevalier
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chevalier transports readers to a bygone time and place in this richly imagined portrait of the young woman who inspired one of Vermeer's most celebrated paintings. "Girl with a Pearl Earring" is the story of 16-year-old Griet, whose life is transformed by her brief encounter with genius, even as she herself is immortalized in canvas and oil. History and fiction merge seamlessly in this luminous novel about artistic vision and sensual awakening
Summary
In this richly imagined portrait of the young woman who inspired one of Vermeer's most celebrated paintings, history and fiction merge seamlessly in a luminous tale of artistic vision, sensual awakening, and daily life in the Netherlands of the 17th-century
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Alex Award, 2001.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Fiction for Young Adults, 2000.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2001
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2000.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
019952
Cataloging source
MUJ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chevalier, Tracy
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
770
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vermeer, Johannes
  • Vermeer, Johannes
  • Vermeer, Johannes
  • Netherlands
  • Artists' models
  • Women household employees
  • Delft (Netherlands)
  • Artists' models
  • Manners and customs
  • Women household employees
  • Netherlands
  • Netherlands
Target audience
adult
Label
Girl with a pearl earring, Tracy Chevalier
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Dutton, ©1999
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm46932764
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
233 pages
Isbn
9780452282155
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)46932764
Label
Girl with a pearl earring, Tracy Chevalier
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Dutton, ©1999
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm46932764
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
233 pages
Isbn
9780452282155
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)46932764

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